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Part time National Certificate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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National Certificate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering Level: Level 3 - BTEC National Certificate Part-time How long is the course/training? This is a two-year course starting 14th September 2009. What will I be doing on the course/training? A BTEC National Certificate is a practical, work related course. Learning is achieved by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. This qualification has recently been relaunched. It now carries with it an overall assessment grade and is equivalent to two A levels. A total of 12 units are studied over a two-year period and on a day release basis. There are 6 core units and 6 specialist units which are made up as follows: Core Units: Business systems for technicians Communications for technicians Science for technicians Mathematics for technicians Project Electrical and electronic principles Specialist Units: Analogue Electronics Further Electronics MicroelectronicsProgrammable Controllers Electrical Applications Engineering Workplace Practices These modules can be run as intensive short courses if required and further details can be obtained on this and any other aspect of the course by contacting the Department of Engineering. Learners completing a Modern Apprenticeship framework will also have to gain Key Skills. Course/Training Code: To be confirmed Where do I study/train? Centre for Creative Industries, Victoria Yard What are the entry requirements? Four GCSE passes at grade C to include Mathematics and a Science or equivalent. As a mature student you may be admitted without the above qualifications if you can demonstrate appropriate industrial experience. What can I do after this course/training? You will be qualified to work as an engineering technician. You may choose to go on to a Higher National Certificate. What key skills will I do? To be confirmed What residential/work experience is there? None specified What faculty is the course/training in? Engineering How to Apply? You need to fill in an application form for this course. You will be interviewed by our teaching staff (either in a group or individually) since it's important that you understand the content and commitment to the course. How do I study the course/training and how will I be assessed? Assessment takes place through examinations and assignments which are internally set and externally moderated. Each module has its uniquely designed assessment method. What facilities are there? You will have access to a learning resource centre. There is a refectory in Victoria House. What will the course/training cost me? Fee (year 1): ?1,255.00; Reduced fee: Available Additional costs: Folders and books approximately ?50.00 per year. All students need to have overalls, safety boots, drawing equipment and a scientific calculator. Previous students' views: Coming soon...

National Certificate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering Level: Level 3 - BTEC National Certificate Part-time How long is the course/training? This is a two-year course starting 14th September 2009. What will I be doing on the course/training? A BTEC National Certificate is a practical, work related course. Learning is achieved by completing projects and assignments that are based on...

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